Dolores Rotary to host Christmas lights fundraiser

The Journal Dolores Rotary Club will host a Christmas lights fundraiser at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Dolores Community Center, 400 Riverside Ave. The Dolores Rotary Club maintains the holiday wreaths...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Court of Appeals rules for mine cleanup

The Colorado Court of Appeals has ordered the long-dormant Van 4 uranium mine near the lower Dolores River to be closed down and cleaned up. Environmental groups say the decision is...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Holiday spirit kicks off in Dolores

Anyone looking to give the gift of local arts and crafts will find them available at the traditional Christmas Bazaar, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Dolores Community Center. Fifty-four...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Miracle on 34th Street production coming to Dolores

Take time to enjoy the spirit of the holidays by attending the classic play “Miracle on 34th Street” performed by the Dolores Schools Theater Troupe at 7 p.m. Nov. 22 and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Nov....

DATE: Nov. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service announces pile burns for Dolores Ranger District

Slash piles were generated from forest thinning, timber sales and fuel-reduction projects in areas targeted to reduce wildfire hazards will be burned this week, according to the Dolores Ranger...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores goes 0-2 at state volleyball tournament

When Dolores High School’s Jordan Elder was rotated out during the Colorado 2A state volleyball tournament, opponents took notice. And they took advantage of the 6-foot-2 senior’s absence to win...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Rico votes against central sewer project

Rico residents on Nov. 5 voted down a ballot question seeking a significant property tax increase to fund the town’s first central sewer system. The measure failed, with 100 voting against it and...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

PHOTO: Budding archaeologists

DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Town Board deadlocks over marijuana

The Dolores Town Board’s debate on whether to legalize in-town sale of marijuana was a story of threes that failed to reach resolution. The board had three options, voted three times and each vote...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Walmart sues 32 Colorado counties in attempt to shrink tax bills

Walmart has sued just about every county in Colorado where the corporate giant has a store location, an aggressive legal tactic many big-box retailers are taking in an attempt to shrink their...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school district considers $57M move, $45M renovation

The Dolores School District and more than 150 residents on Nov. 6 discussed plans for a new or renovated school campus, at a cost of up to $57 million. At the community meeting, Superintendent Lis...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM seeks comment about fee change at Canyons of the Ancients

The Bureau of Land Management seeks public comment on a proposal to change the entrance fee to the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument Visitor Center and Museum for the first time in more...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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